Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bwindi Gorilla Census

The 2011 census of the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is underway, with the results expected to be announced at the end of the year. Researchers are looking to estimate the total population size of the Bwindi gorillas (in …

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Sight of a Silverback

Having recently joined Journeys Discovering Africa, two of our Tour Consultants – Racheal Nakiwu and Joan Namuwulya – had the opportunity to visit the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Here, they describe their experience: We travelled to …

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Jumbo Jet Set

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is situated on the outskirts of Nairobi, on the edge of the capital’s National Park. In September, I went to see the work it does with orphaned baby elephants, who were recently the focus of …

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